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  • May 8- Canada's Hudson's Bay Co has hired a debt restructuring adviser to review potential options for combining its business with debt-laden U.S. department store operator Neiman Marcus Group, according to people familiar with the matter. The move is the clearest indication yet that Neiman Marcus' $4.7 billion debt pile poses significant challenges to a...

  • **TOKYO- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Merch to participate in 2017 Central Bank Governance Group meeting organized by IIF in Tokyo. CHICAGO, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak before event, "From Main Street to Wall Street: Economic Growth, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve" hosted by the...

  • **TOKYO- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Merch to participate in 2017 Central Bank Governance Group meeting organized by IIF in Tokyo. CHICAGO, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak before event, "From Main Street to Wall Street: Economic Growth, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve" hosted by the...

  • Democrats on Sunday criticized the lack of women on a working group in the Republican-led Senate that will craft a plan to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare. As the Senate begins to wrestle with a Republican healthcare bill narrowly approved by the House of Representatives last week, senators questioned why the 13- member working group put...

  • Democrats on Sunday criticized the lack of women on a working group in the Republican-led Senate tasked with crafting a plan to pass legislation that repeals and replaces Obamacare. As the Senate begins to wrestle with a Republican healthcare bill narrowly approved by the House of Representatives last week, senators questioned why the 13- member working...

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a bill to repeal Obamacare on Thursday, handing Republican President Donald Trump a victory that could prove short-lived as the healthcare legislation heads into a likely tough battle in the Senate. With the 217-213 vote, Republicans obtained just enough support to push the legislation...

  • Pacific equatorial winds have slackened since the start of the year and a characteristic tongue of warm water has begun to form stretching from Peru towards the international dateline. But the strength of any future El Nino remains highly uncertain as does its impact on temperatures and precipitation across North America this winter.

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- The U.S. House of Representatives was set on Thursday for a cliffhanger vote to repeal Obamacare, as Republican leaders worked to deliver President Donald Trump a win for one of his top legislative priorities. "We're optimistic that we'll pass it out of the House today," Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the conservative...

  • NEW YORK, May 4- As rapid growth in U.S. shale production grabs headlines and threatens to upend attempts by OPEC to balance oil markets, a more unsung sector of the U.S. industry is also hitting new output highs- the offshore Gulf of Mexico. While attention and investment is focused on shale, the Gulf is the among the most prolific oil source in the United States,...

  • MEXICO CITY/ OTTAWA, May 4- From launching a data-mining drive aiming to find supply-chain pressure points to sending officials to mobilize allies in key U.S. states, Mexico and Canada are bolstering their defenses of a regional trade pact President Donald Trump vows to rewrite. Mexico, for example, has picked out the governors of Texas, Arizona and Indiana as...

  • NEW YORK, May 3- The U.S. insurance industry is suffering from lower property-casualty premiums, bad weather claims and interest rates that are still too low to move the needle, according to earnings reports by some of the largest players this week. A single hailstorm in Texas cost Allstate over $250 million during the quarter, Chief Executive Tom Wilson said in an...

  • NEW YORK, May 3- The U.S. insurance industry is suffering from lower property-casualty premiums, bad weather claims and interest rates that are still too low to move the needle, according to earnings reports by some of the largest players this week. A single hailstorm in Texas cost Allstate over $250 million during the quarter, Chief Executive Tom Wilson said in an...

  • HOUSTON, May 3- Tallgrass Energy Partners on Wednesday said it had identified 42 potential acquisitions or new projects totaling more than $6.1 billion in investment that could fuel the midstream operator's growth. On Wednesday, rival Magellan Midstream Partners said it was evaluating a new pipeline to transport crude and condensate from the Permian Basin...

  • *Russia says has cut production by more than 300,000 bpd. *OPEC compliance falls to 90 percent in April- survey. In early trading, WTI fell as low as $47.30, the lowest since March 27, after the U.S. Energy Information Administration said weekly crude stocks fell by 930,000 barrels to 527.8 million.

  • HOUSTON, May 3- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has concluded that a 2015 explosion at a Torrance, California, refinery then owned by Exxon Mobil Corp could have been prevented, the agency concluded in a report issued on Wednesday. "This explosion and near miss should not have happened," said CSB Chair Vanessa Allen Sutherland in a statement. The Torrance refinery...

  • HOUSTON, May 3- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board has concluded that a 2015 explosion at a Torrance, California, refinery then owned by ExxonMobil Corp could have been prevented, the agency concluded in a report issued on Wednesday. "This explosion and near miss should not have happened," said CSB Chair Vanessa Allen Sutherland in a statement. The Torrance refinery...

  • May 3- A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived a lawsuit accusing US Airways, now part of American Airlines Group Inc, of refusing to refund a passenger's checked baggage fee even though it delivered her bag a day late. American spokesman Matt Miller said the Fort Worth, Texas- based carrier, which merged with US Airways in 2013, is reviewing its legal options.

  • HAVANA, May 3- Russia has begun shipping large quantities of oil to Cuba for the first time this century, sources said, as supplies to the island from crisis-wracked Venezuela have dwindled. A Russian oil tanker with 249,000 barrels of refined products is due to arrive in Cuba on May 10, according to Reuters shipping sources and others, bringing back memories of...